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Uranium decays by first order kinetics. Given that the half-life of uranium is
4.47 billion years, what is the rate constant for the reaction?
If I originally had 25 grams of uranium, how much would I have left after
13.7 billion years (the age of the universe)?

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Uranium decays by first order kinetics. Given that the half-life of uranium is 4.47 billion years, what is the rate constant for the reaction? If I originally had 25 grams of uranium, how much would I have left after 13.7 billion years (the age of the universe)?

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